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1997 mercury grand marquis started sputtering and smells like bad eggs

Had trouble starting...hesitating to turn over.

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If it is hard to start, you may want to have someone check the fuel pressure.

Posted on Dec 05, 2012

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SOURCE: 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis hesitation and jolting from 35-45 mph

Sure, the more the throttle and the longer its open the more gas is being injected so if the spark is not there it will spotter. I think you have nothing to loose with an ignition tune-up. It'll be more economical than taking it to a mechanic and still ending up with the same problem. You should change the fuel filter also it could be clogged and there is'nt enough fuel delivered at these speeds. You can also try a fuel injector cleaning solution the kind you pour in the gas tank. This might work for you.

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SOURCE: I have a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis and I can't turn the wipers.

this is a very common problem on these vehicles. the wiper motor has a park switch built into it that fails. replace the wiper motor and this will stop problem. hope this info helps you!

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SOURCE: How do I replace the front turn signal bulb

unscrew the headlight bezzle (there are four or six screws) pull the bulb casing out, twist out the old bulb and insert the new one.

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SOURCE: how to replace starter +1993 Mercury Grand Marquis

disconnect battery,,jack car up,,put jack stand on frame,,take starter bolts out,(may not be easy),,take wires off starter,,hoped it helped,,

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SOURCE: Need to change flasher relay in 1997 Mercury Grand

From the 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis 4.6L SFI 8cyl repair manual, the Flasher is located behind left side of instrument panel. The turn signal and emergency flashers are attached to the interior fuse panel. They are replaced in the same manner as the fuses and circuit breakers.

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Fig. 6: 1995-97 models interior fuse box locations (click for zoom)

Hope helps (remember rated this).

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going through a repair shop, I wouldnt doubt they would charge that much!
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